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Felony Defendants in Large Urban Counties, 2004 - Statistical Tables

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Table 17. Released felony defendants who were rearrested prior to case disposition, by most serious arrest charge, 2004

Most serious
arrest charge
Number of
defendants  
        Percent of released felony defendants
        in the 75 largest counties
Total    Not
rearrested  
Rearrested
Total   Felony   Misdemeanor
     All offenses 31,014      100 % 79 % 21 % 14 % 7 %
Violent offenses 6,292   100 % 81 % 19 % 12 % 6 %
  Murder 41   100   61   39   29   10  
  Rape 255   100   94   6   3   2  
  Robbery 1,239   100   79   21   12   9  
  Assault 3,604   100   80   20   14   6  
  Other violent 1,152   100   85   15   9   6  
Property offenses 9,343   100 % 77 % 23 % 15 % 8 %
  Burglary 1,943   100   75   25   18   7  
  Larceny/theft 2,443   100   77   23   12   11  
  Motor vehicle theft 765   100   76   24   19   5  
  Forgery 1,405   100   81   19   13   6  
  Fraud 1,267   100   78   22   15   7  
  Other property 1,522   100   76   24   15   9  
Drug offenses 11,878   100 % 79 % 21 % 14 % 7 %
  Trafficking 4,949   100   79   21   14   7  
  Other drug 6,929   100   79   21   14   7  
Public-order offenses 3,501   100 % 82 % 18 % 12 % 6 %
  Weapons 987   100   82   18   13   5  
  Driving-related 1,163   100   80   20   15   5  
  Other public-order 1,351   100   83   17   9   8  
Note: Rearrest data were available for 99% of released
defendants. Rearrest data were collected for 1 year.
Rearrests occurring after the end of this 1-year study
period are not included in the table. Information on
rearrests occurring in jurisdictions other than the one
granting the pretrial release was not always available.
Detail may not add to total because of rounding.

Source: State Court Processing Statistics (SCPS)
  See also Methodology.
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